Ward-Based System

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

Switch To Grid-Based Trash Collection Nearly Complete, But At Lower Savings

Coming Monday, the city will begin the final phase of collecting garbage on a more efficient grid-based system, rather than ward-by-ward.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2013

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

Northwest Side Residents Complain Garbage Crews Missed Them

The city’s new strategy for collecting garbage seems to be working well overall, unless you live on a block that gets missed on garbage collection day.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

Grid-Based Garbage Collection Begins In North Side Wards

Trash in a number of Chicago neighborhoods will be collected differently starting Monday, but the city hopes no one notices a difference.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

New Grid-Based Garbage Pickup System Rolls Out In 7 Wards

Some North Side residents might have a new garbage day starting Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012